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Job ID 23REQ-04628 Location Arcade, New York Other Locations Horseheads, New York; Perry, New York Company Name Pioneer Credit Recovery, Inc.

The collector is responsible for performing collection activities in an effort to recover losses from assigned accounts. Collector will locate and communicate with debtors via the telephone and written notices in order to obtain repayment in full or to establish acceptable payment arrangements.  Additionally, collector will resolve issues of a non-routine nature as necessary as well as perform skip tracing and contract observance functions to ensure compliance of all company, client, and federal and state regulations

Must live in NY state within one hour of our Arcade, Perry or Horseheads offices.

Training Schedule
Virtual Training Hours (first week of employment)

Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM EST

Regular Schedule:

Monday-Friday. No Weekends

12-9pm EST or 3pm EST-Midnight

** Hours subject to change depending on business needs.

Communicate with debtors in regard to the repayment of their delinquent debt.                                             

  • Achieve assigned goals (fee, postdate, liquidation, and/or consolidation apps taken – specified by line of business)
  • Make required number of phone calls daily as determined by management
  • Profile debtors and obtain financial information. Update demographic and financial information on each call.
  • Negotiate the best possible arrangements
  •  Proficiency with company telephone system while placing outbound calls and accepting inbound calls.
  • Refer accounts for legal or administrative wage garnishment processes if applicable as dictated by department and/or client requirements.

Perform skip tracing to locate debtors.                                                                                                                                         

  • Use skip-tracing tools to locate the debtor in the most efficient manner
  • Locate required number of skip accounts as determined by management
  • Effectively communicate with third parties to obtain location information
  • Profile accounts that are determined unlocatable or exhausted

Ensure all accounts are worked within client standards and Federal Regulations.                                                

  • Maintain specified file of accounts per client standards
  • Work within FDCPA, state regulations, department/division & DMO Compliance Policies                 
  • Maintain clear, concise and accurate documentation of all attempts and/or contacts made and received for accounts in accordance with company and client specifications                                                    

Maintain continuing education, training in industry career development                                                                             

  • Maintain current knowledge of and comply with all federal and state rules and regulations governing collections including FDCPA, Privacy Act, FCRA, etc.
  • Attend training sessions as directed by management
  • Integrate information obtained through training sessions and policy changes immediately into daily routine


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1 year of experience in a collection, customer service, telemarketing or sales.
  • High speed internet access (Minimum 10MB upload speed, 10MB download speed)
  • Private workspace or home office free of distractions and outside noise
  • You must use a provided ethernet cord and be hard wired into your server from the router/modem.   You will not be able to use Wi-Fi or a hot spot.
  • Landline phone or cell phone
  • Must live in NY state within one hour of our Arcade, Perry or Horseheads offices.


  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong listening skills, ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions
  • Good mathematical skills including calculator skills
  • Goal Oriented, and seeks to consistently meet aggressive daily, weekly, and monthly production and quality goals
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Negotiation, counseling and problem-solving skills
  • Reliable, ability to work flexible day, evening and weekend hours as required
  • Ability to learn company collections computer system and phone system
  • Persistent, ability to overcome objections, ability to remove barriers
  • Team player

All offers of employment are contingent on standard background checks. Navient and certain of its affiliated companies are federal, state and/or local government contractors. Should this position support a Federal Government contract, now or in the future, the successful candidate will be subject to a background check conducted by the U.S. Government to determine eligibility and suitability for federal contract employment for public trust or sensitive positions. Positions that support state and/or local contracts also may require additional background checks to determine eligibility and suitability.

EOE Race/Ethnicity/Sex/Disability/Protected Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Navient Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America.

Navient is a drug free workplace.

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  • Comprehensive Health, Dental and Vision Plans

  • 401K with Company Match (after 6 months)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Generous PTO Starting at 15 Days and 8 Paid Holidays

  • Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

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